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Warren, Neal Looking Into North Adams Flood Control Chutes

The Hoosic River Basin Flood Control System was constructed in the 1940s and 1950s by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prevent the destruction and loss of life in North Adams after a number of devastating floods.

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Cheshire Holds Dedication for Father Tom Campsite

Three years after the town received its official Appalachian Trail Community designation, nearly 100 community members gathered for a dedication of the Father Tom Appalachian Trail campsite.

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Dalton Select Board Announces Availability of Bardin Property

The former police chief has resigned from all appointed positions including the emergency management department and Traffic Commission so that he can retire and spend more time with his family and pursue other interests.

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Developers Pursue Duplex Project with Affordable Component for Former Williamstown Grange Site

Last week, Alexander Carlisle appeared before the board of the town's Affordable Housing Trust to seek its support for the project in anticipation of an approval process that will involve the town waiving zoning regulations to allow the development.

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Pittsfield Officials Say Charter Objection Won't Stop Budget Vote

Though the motion made by Ward 2 Councilor Charles Kronick "on behalf of Ward 2" adopted the originally presented budget by default, the council will be able to vote on the $116,000 of recommended increases on Tuesday.

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North Adams Library Reading Room Dedicated to Longtime Friend Gooch

Evelyn Gooch was a voracious reader who instilled her passion for reading in her children and grandchildren. The library dedicated the redecorated reading room to her on Friday.

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The People's Pantry Launches First Fundraiser in 23 Years

The People's Pantry has launched its first fundraiser in more than 20 years of operating with a goal of raising $300,000. This money will allow it to feed the community for the rest of 2022.

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Maggie Harrington-Esko Tapped as PHS Principal

After working in many different positions at Pittsfield High School for more than 16 years, Maggie Harrington-Esko has been tapped as the new principal.

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Pittsfield Rallies for Reproductive Rights

Nearly 200 people gathered at Park Square on Sunday in solidary with reproductive rights and to mourn the Supreme Court's overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

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General Dynamics Seeks Small-Business Connections

The event titled "Innovating for The Future" sought to expand the company's supply chain in the state and further GD's relationship with the community by strengthening the local industrial sector.

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Weekend Outlook: Pride Nights, Fundraisers, Fairs, and More

Berkshire County is hosting a variety of events this hot sunny weekend including pride nights, fundraising events, museum activities, and more.

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Pittsfield's Perrault Takes 400-Plus Wins into League Final

Pittsfield American Little League coach Ty Perrault has accomplished a lot over the last three decades in the program.

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Rotary Wins NBIYB Title

Rotary beat H.A. George on Monday night at Fallon Field in the Northern Berkshire Independent Youth Baseball Championship Game.

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Adams Lions Club Donates $7,750 for Russell Field

The town has accepted a $7,750 donation from the Adams Lions Club to fund the scoreboard and lighting repairs at Russell Field.

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Clark Art Features 'Rodin in the United States'

One of the largest exhibits of the works of Auguste Rodin seen in the United States in the past 40 years is now on view at the Clark Art Institute.

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State Transportation Committee Chair Crighton Visits Berkshire County

State Sen. Brendan Crighton, co- chair of the state's Joint Committee on Transportation, visited the county on Friday to learn about transportation inefficiencies in the region.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Cleveland Clinic's Chief Wellness Officer Emeritus

Viewers are invited to tune in at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29. The show will address the power of everyday choices in preventing disease and prolonging productive and enjoyable lives.

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Pittsfield Parks Commission Supports Mural at Tucker Park

The 8-foot work was created by the Railroad Street Youth Project in Great Barrington and is titled "Rooted in Connection." It was unveiled over the weekend at the city's first Juneteenth festival in Durant Park, where the project's other murals are displayed.

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McCann Honor Roll

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Indoors Out! Free Kids' Paint and Sip in Pittsfield

This event will be held in conjunction with the July 1st First Fridays Artswalk which will take place in a dozen locations in downtown Pittsfield from 5 to 8 pm.

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The Retired Investor: Stock Market & Midterm Elections

The stock market does not perform well in the year leading up to midterm elections. This year's election may just add to the overall woes besetting equities.

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Belanger Film Screens Tuesday Evening in Cheshire

The Baseball in the Berkshires museum Tuesday evening will offer a free screening of "Belanger: Big Time Ball Player - Small Town Story" at the Cheshire Community Center.

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Update: Williams Alum Named Head Coach of NBA's Jazz

Multiple media outlets Monday reported that Williams College alumnus Hardy is in line to be named the next head coach of the Utah Jazz.

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Pittsfield Council's Budget Recommendations Survive Charter Objection

With the amendments, the budget totals $188,822,018.

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SVMC Celebrates Accredited Nursing Residency Graduates

The year-long program is completed during the students' first year of employment and as they serve in nursing roles across the organization. Monthly meetings connect RNs with nurse educators, leaders, and skilled preceptors for mentorship.

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